Chris Fluit's News posts – April 2012 Archive (3)

Reading Project Reflections: Domino and Magneto

For the past couple of years, I’ve been reading all of the X-Men comics in historical order. Along the way, I picked up a few odds and ends that I hadn’t purchased the first time around.



The project itself has been a blast. I’ve enjoyed reading so many of my favorite stories over again, whether it’s Roy Thomas and Neal Adams, Joe Madureira and Scott Lobdell or…

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Added by Chris Fluit on April 19, 2012 at 9:25pm — No Comments

The Adaptation Game

I’ve been fascinated by adaptations for a long time.



Long ago, I composed the philosophy that the primary duty of the adaptor is to make a great film (or depending on the outlet, a great television series or comic book). That philosophy is at odds with many fans who would hold up faithfulness to the text as the primary virtue. Yet a good director recognizes that…

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Added by Chris Fluit on April 14, 2012 at 12:00pm — 3 Comments

Trade Paperback Review: Captain Canuck and Wally Wood

Captain Canuck: The Complete Edition

by Richard Comely and George Freeman

(collecting Captain Canuck #1-15 and Summer Special, 1975-1981)

Captain Canuck isn’t a superhero. I know he looks like one, with the red and white costume and the symbol of Canada on his forehead. I know he sounds like one, with his codename and secret identity. But those are only…

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Added by Chris Fluit on April 6, 2012 at 8:38pm — 3 Comments

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